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Third edition of "Infographics and Data Visualization" starts with more than 3,300 students

Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization,” the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ successful Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC), began its third edition this Monday with more than 3,300 participants in 139 countries. Read more »


Register now for third edition of Knight Center’s MOOC on "Infographics and Data Visualization"

Back by popular demand after two successful editions, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ first Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC), “Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization” with instructor Alberto Cairo, will return for a third run in early October. Click here to register. Read more »


The role of infographics in the age of big data: Register now for webinar in Spanish with Alberto Cairo

Learn about some of the tendencies that will dominate the discussion surrounding infographics and data visualization in the next few years with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ next webinar in Spanish, "An Insightful Art: the Role of Infographics and Visualization in the Age of Big Data," with instructor Alberto Cairo. Read more »


Knight Center concludes MOOC on infographics with 5,000 participants, its largest class to date

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas concluded this week its largest class to date: The second edition of its first Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC), “Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization” with instructor Alberto Cairo. The MOOC attracted more than 5,000 participants from 138 countries in its second iteration (the first edition of the course reached out 2,000 people from 109 countries last year). Read more »


Latin American journalists team up to cover organized crime, other cross-border topics


Motivated by shared experiences with problems like organized crime or the environmental impacts of transnational projects, journalists in Latin America are establishing multi-national teams to investigate topics that stretch across borders. Read more »


Students of Knight Center's first MOOC point to growing interest in infographics around the world

When the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas launched last October the first Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC) in journalism, “Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization” with Instructor Alberto Cairo, it was also the first time the Knight Center invited people from every occupation and from all over the world to participate in its Distance Learning offerings. Read more »


Knight Center closes registration for its second MOOC after reaching its 5,000-student limit

Registration for the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ second Massive Online Open Course (or MOOC) has closed after reaching its 5,000-participant cap on Dec. 31. The six-week course in English will start on Jan. 12 and end on Feb. 23.   Read more »


Knight Center to limit second MOOC on infographics to 5,000 participants

As of Thursday, Dec. 20, some 4,500 people from dozens of countries around the world have already registered for the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ second Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), which will start in January 2013. Registration is still open but it will be limited to 5,000 participants. Read more »


After teaching 2,000 students, instructor of Knight Center's first MOOC goes for 4,000: Interview with Alberto Cairo

Massive Open Online Courses – or MOOCs, as they’ve come to be known – are becoming increasingly popular for their ability to reach thousands of people, but they rarely get to be more than one-way conversations between instructors and students. Read more »



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